Oregon Film Museum

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Oregon Film Museum
Old Clatsop County jail - Astoria Oregon.jpg
Established 2010
Location 732 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon


Old Clatsop County Jail
Oregon Film Museum is located in Oregon
Oregon Film Museum
Coordinates 46°11′19″N 123°50′08″W / 46.18855833°N 123.8354806°W / 46.18855833; -123.8354806Coordinates: 46°11′19″N 123°50′08″W / 46.18855833°N 123.8354806°W / 46.18855833; -123.8354806
Built 1913[1]
Part of Astoria Downtown Historic District (#98000631)
NRHP Reference # 83002145[1]
Added to NRHP May 19, 1983[1]

The Oregon Film Museum is a museum highlighting and celebrating movies that were made in the U.S. state of Oregon. The museum is housed in the old Clatsop County Jail in Astoria, Oregon, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was used in a famous scene in the 1985 film The Goonies. The museum opened in 2010, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the film.

The museum features hands-on exhibits related to films that were made in Oregon, which include, in addition to The Goonies, Kindergarten Cop, Twilight, Sometimes a Great Notion and National Lampoon's Animal House.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (October 19, 2009), Oregon National Register List, retrieved November 12, 2010 
  2. ^ Wilson, Katie (June 3, 2010). "Oregon Film Museum unlocks Goonies exhibit Saturday". The Daily Astorian. Retrieved June 4, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Big celebration set for 'Goonies' anniversary". Tri-City Herald. May 28, 2010. Retrieved June 4, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Loony for 'The Goonies'? Astoria film museum awaits". The Oregonian. May 30, 2010. Retrieved June 4, 2010.